1989 Maserati BiTurbo

Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1989
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Ascot Racecourse,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Sunday 23 May 2010 at 3pm
Registration Number: G181 VOP Chassis Number: ZAM333B00JA190126
Introduced by Maserati in 1981, the Biturbo was a two-door, four-seater notchback coupé featuring, as the name implies, a two-litre V6 engine with two turbochargers and a luxurious interior. The car was designed by Pierangelo Andreani, an engineer from the De Tomaso team, and somewhat influenced by the design of the newer Quattroporte III (Italdesign Giugiaro), as can be observed on the front fascia.
Export versions came with a 2.5 litre V6. The aluminium 90 degree SOHC V6 engine was roughly based on the 2.0L Merak engine, itself based on earlier V8 Formula One Maserati engines, designed by Giulio Alfieri. The carburetted 2.5 litre engine produced 185 hp and 208 lb/ft of torque in North American spec and slightly more elsewhere.
This 1989 example is finished in black with a tan hide interior and is supplied with a V5 document. With a 2.5